Competition Classes

Saskatchewan Music Festival Association Classes

For a list of all provincial classes of competition, please refer to the Syllabus:

syllabus

 

Local Classes of Competition

Melfort has many local classes available at the festival.  This allows flexibility for people to be able to participate using a song that might not fit in to any of the provincial classes.

Local Classes Addendum for 2021  

Local Choral Classes

11310    Full Choir Clinic (D) ** not available in 2021  

 Half hour workshop with adjudicator. 

Local Vocal Classes

Sacred Vocal Classes  

Own choice, must use an acoustic accompaniment other than piano (e.g., a guitar or  a ukulele)  

15106    Vocal Solo, Sacred Repertoire, Any voice, 14 years & over (D) 

15107    Vocal Solo, Sacred Repertoire, Any voice, 13 years & under (D)  

Concert Classes  

Own choice, must use an acoustic accompaniment other than piano (e.g., a guitar or  a ukulele). Time limit of 10 minutes. 

15371    Concert Group, 14 years & over (D)  

15372    Concert Group, 13 years & under (D)  

Recital Classes  

Own choice, must use an acoustic accompaniment other than piano (e.g., a guitar or  a ukulele).  

15391    Vocal Solo, Recital Piece, Any voice, 14 years & over (D) 

15392    Vocal Solo, Recital Piece, Any voice, 13 years & under (D)  

Canadian Classes  

Own choice of song by a Canadian Composer, must use an acoustic accompaniment  other than piano (e.g., a guitar or a ukulele). 

15441    Vocal Solo, Canadian Repertoire, Any voice, 14 years & over (D) 

15442    Vocal Solo, Canadian Repertoire, Any voice, 13 years & under (D)  

Saskatchewan Classes 

Own choice of song by a Saskatchewan Composer, must use an acoustic  accompaniment other than piano (e.g., a guitar or a ukulele).  

151471    Vocal Solo, Saskatchewan Repertoire, Any voice, 14 years & over (D) 

151472    Vocal Solo, Saskatchewan Repertoire, Any voice, 13 years & under (D)  

First Year of Instruction Classes  

Own choice, may use an acoustic accompaniment other than piano (e.g., a guitar or  a ukulele). 

15540    Vocal Solo, 1st Year of Instruction, 9 years & over (D) 

15541    Vocal Solo, 1st Year of Instruction, 8 years & under (D) 

15542    Vocal Solo, 1st Year of Instruction, 7 years & under (D) 

15543    Vocal Solo, 1st Year of Instruction, 6 years & under (D) 

15544    Vocal Solo, 1st Year of Instruction, 5 years & under (D)  

Contemporary Vocal Classes  

Own choice, may use an acoustic accompaniment other than piano (e.g., a guitar or  a ukulele). 

15560    Contemporary Vocal Solo, Any voice, (Senior) Open (D) 

15561    Contemporary Vocal Solo, Any voice, 18 years & under (D) 

15562    Contemporary Vocal Solo, Any voice, 16 years & under (D) 

15563    Contemporary Vocal Solo, Any voice, 14 years & under (D) 

15564    Contemporary Vocal Solo, Any voice, 12 years & under (D) 

15565    Contemporary Vocal Solo, Any voice, 10 years & under (D) 

15566    Contemporary Vocal Solo, Any voice, 8 years & under (D) 

Vocal Duet/Ensemble Classes  

Own choice, may use an acoustic accompaniment other than piano (e.g., a guitar or  a ukulele). 

15630    Parent/Grandparent and child duet, 9 years & over (D)

15635    Parent/Grandparent and child duet, 8 years & under (D)  

Local Piano Classes  

Adult Classes  

20229    Adult Performance Class (D)
Piano solo(s), own choice of 1-3 selections. Time limit of 12 minutes. 

5 Years & under Classes  

20315    Piano Solo, Recital Piece, (Primary) 5 years & under (D) 

20364    Piano Solo, Canadian Repertoire, (Primary) 5 years & under (D)  

First Year of Instruction Classes  

20444    Piano Solo, 1st Year of Instruction, 8 years & under (D) 

20446    Piano Solo, 1st Year of Instruction, 6 years & under (D)  

Piano Duet Classes  

20578    Piano Duet, Sibling, (D)  

20584    Piano Duet, Parent and Son/Daughter, 9 years & over (D) 

20586    Piano Duet, Parent and Son/Daughter, 8 years & under (D)  

Piano Trio Classes  

20590    Piano Trio, Sibling (D) 

20594    Piano Trio, 9 years & over (D)** not available in 2021

20595    Piano Trio, 8 years & under (D)** not available in 2021  

Movie Soundtrack Classes  

20600    Piano Solo, Movie Soundtrack, 15 years & over (D) 

20601    Piano Solo, Movie Soundtrack, 14 years & under (D)  

Sacred Piano Classes, Traditional  

Refers to hymns from Church hymnals, (e.g., How Great Thou Art, Jesus Loves Me)  

20700    Piano Solo, Sacred Music, Traditional, 18 years & under (D) 

20701    Piano Solo, Sacred Music, Traditional, 16 years & under (D) 

20702    Piano Solo, Sacred Music, Traditional, 14 years & under (D) 

20703    Piano Solo, Sacred Music, Traditional, 12 years & under (D) 

20704    Piano Solo, Sacred Music, Traditional, 10 years & under (D) 

20705    Piano Solo, Sacred Music, Traditional, 8 years & under (D)  

Sacred Piano Classes, Contemporary  

Refers to church music written in the past 50 years, (e.g., Awesome God,   Power of Your Love)  

20710 Piano Solo, Sacred Music, Contemporary, 18 years & under (D) 

20711    Piano Solo, Sacred Music, Contemporary, 16 years & under (D) 

20712    Piano Solo, Sacred Music, Contemporary, 14 years & under (D) 

20713    Piano Solo, Sacred Music, Contemporary, 12 years & under (D) 

20714    Piano Solo, Sacred Music, Contemporary, 10 years & under (D) 

20715    Piano Solo, Sacred Music, Contemporary, 8 years & under (D) 

Local String Classes

Concert Group Classes  

30160    String Solo, Concert Group any method, Book 1 (D) 

30161    String Solo, Concert Group any method, Book 2 (D) 

30173    String Solo, Concert Group, 16 years & under (D) 

30175    String Solo, Concert Group, 14 years & under (D)  

5 Years & Under Classes  

30514    String Solo, Recital Piece, (Primary) 5 years & under (D) 

30614    String Solo, Canadian Repertoire, (Primary) 5 years & under (D)  

First Year of Instruction Classes  

30714    String Solo, 1st Year of Instruction, own choice (D)  

String Duet Class  

30815    String Duet, Sibling, own choice (D)  

String Ensemble Classes ** not available in 2021 

30850    String Ensemble, Senior Open, Four or more players (D) 

30851    String Ensemble, 18 years & under, Four or more players (D) 

30853    String Ensemble, 16 years & under, Four or more players (D) 

30855    String Ensemble, 14 years & under, Four or more players (D) 

30857    String Ensemble, 12 years & under, Four or more players (D)  

Pop Music or Movie Soundtrack Classes  

30860    String Solo, Pop music or Movie theme selection, 13 years & over (D) 

30861    String Solo, Pop music or Movie theme selection, 12 years & under(D)  

Folk Music Classes  

30870    String Solo, Folk Music, 18 years & under (D)  

30871    String Solo, Folk Music, 16 years & under (D)  

30872    String Solo, Folk Music, 14 years & under (D)  

30873    String Solo, Folk Music, 12 years & under (D)  

30874    String Solo, Folk Music, 10 years & under (D)  

30875    String Solo, Folk Music, 8 years & under (D)  

30876    String Solo, Folk Music, 6 years & under (D)  

Sacred String Classes, Traditional  

Refers to hymns from Church hymnals (e.g., How Great Thou Art, Jesus Loves Me)  

30880    String Solo, Sacred Music, Traditional, 18 years & under (D) 

30881    String Solo, Sacred Music, Traditional, 16 years & under (D) 

30882    String Solo, Sacred Music, Traditional, 14 years & under (D) 

30883    String Solo, Sacred Music, Traditional, 12 years & under (D) 

30884    String Solo, Sacred Music, Traditional, 10 years & under (D) 

30885    String Solo, Sacred Music, Traditional, 8 years & under (D)  

30886    String Solo, Sacred Music, Traditional, 6 years & under (D)  

Sacred String classes, Contemporary  

Refers to church music written in the past 50 years (e.g., Awesome God)  

30890    String Solo, Sacred Music, Contemporary, 18 years & under (D) 

30891    String Solo, Sacred Music, Contemporary, 16 years & under (D) 

30892    String Solo, Sacred Music, Contemporary, 14 years & under (D) 

30893    String Solo, Sacred Music, Contemporary, 12 years & under (D) 

30894    String Solo, Sacred Music, Contemporary, 10 years & under (D) 

30895    String Solo, Sacred Music, Contemporary, 8 years & under (D) 

30896    String Solo, Sacred Music, Contemporary, 6 years & under (D)  

Local Band Classes

Woodwind Classes  

50135    Woodwind Solo, own choice, 6th Year of Instruction (D) 

50136    Woodwind Solo, own choice, 5th Year of Instruction (D) 

50137    Woodwind Solo, own choice, 4th Year of Instruction (D) 

50138    Woodwind Solo, own choice, 3rd Year of Instruction (D) 

50139    Woodwind Solo, own choice, 2nd Year of Instruction (D) 

50140    Woodwind Solo, own choice, 1st Year of Instruction (D)  

50300    Small Woodwind Ensemble (D) ** not available in 2021
Own choice of selection(s). Time limit of 10 minutes. Maximum of six   players.  

Brass Classes  

60205    Brass Solo, own choice, 6th Year of Instruction (D) 

60206    Brass Solo, own choice, 5th Year of Instruction (D) 

60207    Brass Solo, own choice, 4th Year of Instruction (D) 

60208    Brass Solo, own choice, 3rd Year of Instruction (D) 

60209    Brass Solo, own choice, 2nd Year of Instruction (D) 

60210    Brass Solo, own choice, 1st Year of Instruction (D)  

60500    Small Brass Ensemble (D)** not available in 2021 
Own choice of selection(s). Time limit of 10 minutes. Maximum of six   players. 

Percussion Classes  

70175    Percussion Solo, own choice, 6th Year of Instruction (D) 

70176    Percussion Solo, own choice, 5th Year of Instruction (D) 

70177    Percussion Solo, own choice, 4th Year of Instruction (D) 

70178    Percussion Solo, own choice, 3rd Year of Instruction (D) 

70179    Percussion Solo, own choice, 2nd Year of Instruction (D) 

70180    Percussion Solo, own choice, 1st Year of Instruction (D)  

Percussion Duets **not available in 2021, unless from same household families

70390    Percussion Duet, (Senior) Open (D)  

70392    Percussion Duet, 17 years & under (D)  

70393    Percussion Duet, 16 years & under (D)  

70395    Percussion Duet, 14 years & under (D)  

70397    Percussion Duet, 12 years & under (D)  

70500    Small Percussion Ensemble (D) ** not available in 2021 
Own choice of selection(s). Time limit of 10 minutes. Maximum of six   players.  

Concert Band Classes** not available in 2021 

80115    Concert Band, Recital Pieces, Grade E, Beginner Band (D)
-own choice of two selections  

Community Band Classes** not available in 2021 

80199    Community Band, Open (D)  

Duet Classes** not available in 2021, unless from same household families

80304    Mixed Duet, 3rd Year of Instruction (D)

80305    Mixed Duet, 2nd Year of Instruction (D)  

80306    Mixed Duet, 1st Year of Instruction (D)  

80310    Parent and Son/Daughter Duet, any instruments (D)  

Local Musical Theatre Classes

Ensemble Classes** not available in 2021  

90322    Musical Theatre (principals) Unconducted (D)  

 – More than 6 voices, own choice selection from Musical Theatre   repertoire.  

Local Speech Arts Classes

6 years & under  

95033    Solo Poetry, 20th or 21st Century, (Primary) 6 years & under (D) 

95053    Solo Poetry, 19th Century or earlier, (Primary) 6 years & under (D) 

95113    Canadian Poetry, (Primary) 6 years & under (D)

95153    Solo poetry, Own Composition, (Primary) 6 years & under (D)